LONDON, England, June 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Optimal Payments Plc (LSE:
OPAY), a leading online payments provider, is pleased to announce that
its Net+ Prepaid MasterCard® has won four awards at the Prepaid 365
Awards, including Best Overall Prepaid Card.
The Net+ Prepaid MasterCard was selected as the top card in four major
categories: Best Overall Prepaid Card, Best General Spend Prepaid
Card, Best Free Prepaid Card, and Best Gaming Prepaid Card. This is
the second year for Best General Spend Prepaid Card and Best Free
Prepaid Card, and the fifth consecutive year of winning the Best Gaming
The Net+ Prepaid MasterCard was also named runner up in three additional
categories: Best Online Shopping Prepaid Card, Best Youth Prepaid
Card, and Best Prepaid Card Website.
This was the fifth edition of the annual Prepaid365 Consumer Awards, and
over 117 prepaid card entries were received across 24 categories, with
over 400,000 consumer responses. Prepaid365 is the UK's leading
prepaid card portal online to review, compare and buy prepaid credit
cards. A full list of winners is available here: http://www.prepaid365awards.co.uk/winners/2013-winners/.
Amit Sharma, CEO and Senior Prepaid Consultant at Prepaid365, the UK's
Prepaid Card Portal, said: "The Net+ team have dominated the Prepaid365
Awards over the last few years. In 2013, they have gone one step
further by scooping the best overall prepaid card category in addition
to building on the accolades and recognition they received last year.
The Prepaid365 Awards are designed to provide consumers with an avenue
to voice their opinion and the message is loud and clear; Net+ is truly
the first amongst equals."
Danny Chazonoff, Chief Operating Officer at Optimal Payments, commented:
"It is overwhelming to be recognised by consumers in so many categories,
and especially as Best Overall Prepaid Card. We delight in providing
industry-leading product developments that make our customers' lives
Optimal Payments has a strong record of delivering innovative technology
solutions to its merchants, in both online payment processing and risk
and fraud management. The Net+ Prepaid MasterCard, a principle member
with MasterCard since November 2012. Linked to the NETELLER eWallet
account, it remains one of the leading prepaid cards available to
consumers today in eight currencies and 100 countries.
About Optimal Payments
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions.
Trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries to move and
manage billions of dollars each year, merchants use the NETBANX®
processing service to simplify how they accept and settle credit card,
direct-from-bank, and cash payments; and the NETELLER® payment account
to increase margins, capture new customers and increase their lifetime
value. Being an independent provider has allowed the company to support
tens-of-thousands of merchants around the globe across a wide range of
industries. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock
Exchange's AIM market, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary company
Optimal Payments Ltd is authorised and regulated as an e-money issuer
by the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FRN 900015).
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SOURCE: Optimal Payments Plc.
For further information:
Andrew Gilchrist, EVP Corporate Affairs + 44 (0) 203 5447 250
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